Globe Express Services Appoints Former Tyson Foods CFO Steve Hankins as CFO, CIO

Globe Express Services Appoints Former Tyson Foods CFO Steve Hankins as CFO,

Addition of Finance & IT Veteran is Key to Evolution of Organization's Global
Growth & IT Strategy

CHARLOTTE, N.C., Jan. 29, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- via PRWEB - Globe Express
Services ®, one of the world's top 100 global logistics providers with a
market presence in over 80 countries, proudly announces that Steve Hankins has
joined the company as Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and
Chief Information Officer. Mr. Hankins, who will report directly to President
and CEO Michael C. Hughes, has successfully managed all aspects of Finance and
IT during his 21 year career with Tyson Foods, a multi-billion dollar

"Steve has experience in the capital markets, lead acquisitions, integrations
and major transformations in the corporate finance, accounting and technology
sectors," commented Mr. Hughes. "He's built a sterling reputation of achieving
dramatic improvements in process efficiency and increased productivity across
all sectors of the business, including warehouse management, distribution and
transportation. Most importantly, Steve shares my philosophy that we have a
stewardship responsibility to grow our business, to be innovative and to
provide unparalleled service to our customers."

Prior to becoming CFO of Tyson Foods, Mr. Hankins served the company as CIO,
responsible for IT strategy, network optimization, operations,
telecommunications and shared services. In this role, he led a global SAP
implementation and dramatically improved operational processes supported by
technology. More recently, Mr. Hankins established an IT consulting firm
focused on providing high-end IT consulting and infrastructure management to
small and medium-sized businesses, including applying the latest strategies to
build flexible and expandable IT platforms, including cloud computing,
business intelligence, GPS enabled technologies and IT enabled technology

In discussing his new position, Mr. Hankins noted: "I'm thrilled to join Globe
Express and look forward to enhancing the IT and financial processes of this
growing organization. By expanding on our global footprint, adopting a One
Company-One Team approach, focusing on our customers' needs, continuously
innovating, and implementing a tight internal control environment and
governance framework, I'm confident we'll be successful in taking this company
to the next level."

Mr. Hankins is a graduate of Harding University in Arkansas and holds a MBA
from the University of Arkansas with an emphasis in Accounting. He is also a
Certified Public Accountant (CPA). 

About Globe Express Services ® (Overseas Group)

Globe Express Services ® (Overseas Group) offers a robust, well-rounded suite
of logistics services to companies doing business in Asia, Europe, the Middle
East, the Americas and around the world. Since 1974, we have enabled our
clients' supply chain success through ocean & air freight forwarding, overland
transport, Customs brokerage & compliance consulting, cargo consolidation,
warehousing & distribution, specialty cargo handling, and project logistics.
Our state-of-the-art technology platform provides outstanding visibility,
flexibility and customization potential, while our highly trained personnel
share a commitment to providing the ultimate customer service. For more
information, please visit

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